Clermont County Public Health, under funding from the US Department of Homeland Security and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, coordinated through the Ohio Department of Health in the form of the “Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Grant” program, established an Emergency Planning Office to coordinate all emergency preparedness and planning activities. The office is charged with the development of all Public Health Emergency Operations Plans to include Business Continuity Plans, Terrorism Response, Crisis Communications, Mass Dispensing, Volunteer Management, Pandemic Influenza Response, and Mass Fatality Management, and more. The office is actively involved in collaborative planning efforts with multiple jurisdictions and disciplines both in Clermont County and the Southwest Ohio region.Since the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks and subsequent PHI grant program participation beginning in 2003, Clermont County Public Health has progressed dramatically in the areas of homeland security preparedness and response planning. Planning and preparedness is still ongoing to better equip and prepare the county and health district to respond to an event of national significance, such as a terrorist attack involving Weapons of Mass Destruction or a large scale natural disaster.Clermont County Public Health will continue to enhance existing preparedness and work closely with its county, regional and state partners to ensure that the Health District and the residents of Clermont County and Ohio meet the highest standards of preparedness, planning, and readiness.
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